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Discover the science of change.
Want to develop skills
in high-level strategic
change that you can apply
across your organisation?
You will find this insightful programme invaluable if these conditions apply.
1. You need to navigate complex situations designing change that also involves others.
2. The right outcome is not always clear and/nor the path to achieving it.
3. The changes would be valuable.
4. You are interested in learning innovative method.
Reframing Leadership offers an exceptional hands-on scientifically
sound experience and method. Participants learn how to see and
enable new possibilities and innovations quite invisible before.
They learn to dissolve problems using light touch changes and the
perfect nudge. They achieve power through delicate influence. And they
begin to think differently not only about ‘problems’, but also about the
world, leadership and companies. This offering is an exceptional notto-missed UK opportunity with two of the world-leaders in the field.

Reframing Leadership.



The skills we offer matter not just for you, but also your company or venture. Companies
that stay still, go backwards, fast. This workshop is an intensive opportunity for those
who value the ability to influence, enable successful change and make quality decisions
that deliver results. We can safely say there is no other programme like it available.

A Different Approach

Learn a pragmatic, detailed set of influence and change skills based on new scientific
approaches. These will be immediately applied to the real-world strategic issues you and
other participants have, with valuable changes and progress realized in the three days.
Learn new skills while working on your business.


Participants will learn how to:

identify specific tactics to achieve desired strategies

challenge unhelpful and dangerous assumptions hindering progress

manage complex and often conflicting situations and information effectively

change and influence individuals’ perspective and perception

influence the very powerful ‘informal rules’ of an organisation

identify solutions to what appear to be long standing intractable problems

resolve major organisational blocks with minimal downside.

Benefits for your organisation

executives and change agents who can implement changes with significantly less
disruption and downside

major strategic problems resolved during the programme while learning new skills

strategies achieved faster than expected

significant, protracted issues get resolved and removed as barriers to progress

improvements in innovation and flexibility.

I feel lucky I am having this opportunity.
Talking to you is priceless.
Brazilian Retail CEO


Structure and style

The Reframing Leadership programme is an intensive, highly interactive workshop with numbers kept low to enable
high levels of focused one-on-one coaching. Participants are expected to work on a leadership challenge or strategy that
has significant consequences for their business.
An individual follow-up session is offered to monitor

Day Three: Future Mapping

progress on the strategy, embed learning and skills, and

Review and elaboration of key concepts

ensure issues are satisfactorily resolved.

Constraints analysis methods

Quality checking of interventions and changes

How to shift long term patterns and culture

Day One: Influential Leadership

Managing and designing the future

The challenge facing leaders today

Scenario Planning

What is effective change – and what it isn’t

Refining participants’ interventions

How influential leaders work in practice

Skills practice session

How new influential leaders see the world and

Topics Covered

achieve their goals

Change and influence techniques

Driving change through building on strengths and
internal motivations rather than coercion

Skills practice session

Day Two: Strategic Intervention

Skills to identify the core issues

How and where to intervene in a system

Managing complexity to identify exactly where action
is required

Choosing what and where to change and what not to

Shifting perceptions and assumptions.

Shifting individual and group’s perspectives and

Designing effective tactics and light touch changes
for the perfect nudge.

Skills practice session

“…the team helped us …
to understand the type
of actions that need to be
taken to establish a new
type and level of eminence
in the 21st century”.
IBM Vice President

Philip Pryor
Philip is a world authority in light touch
change. He is a Thinking Partner, faculty
member of the Centre for Thinking Futures,
and founder of Morphthink based in Sydney.
A strategic advisor, clinically-trained psychologist, executive coach and specialist trainer, Philip
Pryor has worked with light touch change amongst senior executives in Australia, North America
and the UK for the last 18 years. Thinking is taking advantage of his forthcoming visit to the UK to
offer the workshop.
Philip applies strong business expertise and a deep knowledge of psychology, change, leadership
effectiveness, influencing and negotiation.
With experience in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, automotive, energy,
pharmaceuticals, technology, finance and tertiary education, Philip has helped CEOs, CIOs and
senior managers achieve business, career and personal goals with outstanding success.
Philip’s recent clients include:, Macquarie Bank, Marsh, Westfield, Sun Microsystems, Wynn
Casino (Macau),Toyota Motor Co, IBM and the University of Sydney.
Philip’s style is highly practical and innovative and he works closely with his clients to design
real-world outcomes that deliver results and save money. Philip specializes in dealing with particularly challenging issues involving conflict, dysfunctional teams and difficult transitions and has
extensive experience in helping executives design and implement organisational strategies.
Philip gained his MSW in Psychotherapy from Adelphi University in New York and his Bachelors
in Psychology from Otago University in New Zealand. In the UK, Philip worked with Dr James Wilk
and studied systems theory and cybernetics, the philosophy of change and linguistics. This work
included collaborating on detailed strategic change initiatives with multinational organisations in
the UK and the US.
His extensive experience as a leadership trainer includes 10 years as Session Leader of the 14-day
Certificate In Leadership programme for the Australian Institute of Management. He also worked
in Switzerland for IMD as a coach on their Mobilising People leadership programme. Philip is
works in close alliance with the National Learning Institute working on a wide range of projects for
national and international clients.


Angus Jenkinson
Angus Jenkinson is a Thinking Partner and founder
of the Centre for Thinking Futures. His career bio
includes: change design, professor, tech entrepreneur,
industry transformer and leadership coach.
The practical and theoretical work over the last 30 years has concerned mindsets, methods and
enterprise tools. The aim has been to simplify and clarify, and thereby improve enterprise flow
and resilience. The results fulfil potential, increase local autonomy, enable self-organising, and cocreate unique value in a complex world. Angus has become an authority on the design of effortless
change, culminating in light touch change for the perfect nudge.
His designed tools, knowhow and workshop inspiration have influenced thousands of professionals, creatives and executives, pioneering global standards. He has led projects with dozens of
leading companies, including IBM, WWF, Vodafone and Ogilvy.
Angus has led scores of executive leadership programmes, published three books, numerous
papers and cases, and has four in progress with co-authors.
According to IBM’s then Worldwide VP of Brand System and Workforce Enablement, Kevin
Bishop, “Angus and the team helped us to explore scale and diversity in multiple dimensions, enabling us to understand systemic patterns that ripple across the [global] organization and the type
of actions that need to be taken to establish a new type and level of eminence in the 21st century”.


At a programme run in Toronto Canada, the group included President of a real estate investment company
and the Vice President of a global satellite company. Both were clearly sceptical about the promises made, so
they bought their most intractable issues to work on. Their feedback at the end was:

“The material and skills were highly effective and way beyond what I thought possible.”

“I walked away with a way forward to a million dollar plus issue that I really did not think was

Several participants from Toyota have described the Reframing Leadership programme as

“The best training programme I have ever been on”.

Programme Details

Reframing Leadership.

2-4 February 2016
Programme is offered by Thinking
in partnership with Morpthink.

Issues Resolved in-Flight.

Three days, from 9.00am-5.00pm.

Participants of the Reframing Leadership programme learn

Location: WeWork Moorgate, 1 Fore

techniques in change, influence, leadership, managing the future and

Street, London, EC2Y 9DT

problem solving. The tools and techniques are powerful and can be
applied to almost any situation.


Reframing Leadership focuses on how to achieve real-world out-

£1950 (plus VAT) including three-day

comes rather than theories or models of leaders or organisations.

course plus two-hour individual post-course

People learn how to think well and look beyond the obvious that eve-

coaching session, lunches and materials.

ryone else is looking at. This allows them to see opportunities and
innovate much faster.

For latest dates and to register your

It is critical that participants bring a strategy or issue

place on the next programme go to:

they are responsible for to the programme.


Examples have included: Or click the link.

unpredictable automotive supply chain management issue

designing a national franchise strategy for construction materials

To discuss your specific needs, please call
Philip Pryor on +61 411 882 064

for a multinational

reorganising a law firm so the managing partner needs to only
work four days a week


Angus Jenkinson on +44 7767 347 532

resolving an ongoing war between three major car dealers so they
can cooperate rather than get into cut throat tactics

dealing with difficult people and changing their behaviour

@GoingThinking |

resolution of a major lawsuit (without going to court) in a large
family owned business

❝I walked away with

While many of the issues participants bring are challenging, so far
we have not come across any that we have not been able to address

a way forward to a

in some way. It will be clear very quickly if nothing can be done. In

million dollar plus issue

reality people usually end up working on two to three issues during
the programme.
The programme assumes that people already have a sound knowl-

that I really did not

edge of good leadership and are able to think well. Whether you are

think was possible.❞

a corporate executive, a business owner or an executive in a small,
medium or large enterprise, be prepared to have your assumptions

Terms & conditions apply, see event booking for details..
| © Thinking and Morphthink, 2015 |


For those with this level of cogitative flexibility all sorts of opportunities and possibilities become available.  

| Connect@Thinking.Partners | +44 203 637 4658
| @GoingThinking • Thinking.Partners |

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